Pressure Cooking

Cake in the Pressure Cooker

black forest cake

Why in the world would you ever want to cook a cake in a pressure cooker?  There are several reasons. The main reason is that cakes baked in a pressure cooker usually turn out more soft and moist than those cooked in the oven. Another reason is that the cooking time is much shorter.  And ... Read The Rest

Pressure Cooker Lasagna


I think Lasagna is an unbeatable meal.  Everyone loves it–young and old.  You can cook it ahead of time and freeze it or eat it out of the oven or straight out of the pressure cooker.  It can be served with your favorite salad or vegetable. Many Italians serve it on major holidays with the turkey, ham, or roast.  It is always pleasing to everyone ... Read The Rest

Turkey Tetrazzini

turkey tetrazzini

Turkey tetrazzini is a turkey pasta one pot meal.  You can use leftover turkey or cook the turkey fresh. You can use basically any pasta you have around the kitchen.    The most popular pasta is spaghetti.  But I often use fettuccine or egg noodles.  If you are serving this to kids use their favorite pasta.  And you can use any of your favorite vegetables.

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Leftover Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey pot pie

Snowed in?

Leftover turkey in the freezer?

Want a healthier version of a pot pie?

 Want a quick way to make a pot pie?

This is for You!

Well, I am snowed in and I have a lot of frozen leftover turkey in the freezer.  I usually freeze the ... Read The Rest

Dessert in a Pressure Cooker

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What?  Is that possible?  It’s not only possible, but it’s very practical and the flavor and texture is moist and delicious.  You can take some of your favorite recipes and adjust them to be made in the pressure cooker.

Pressure cooker dessert recipes are becoming increasingly easier to find.  Just a little searching on the web will bring up many different possibilities.  But ... Read The Rest

Range top or electric pressure cooker–What is the difference?

pressure cooker

This is a picture of one of the first pressure cookers.  I think you will agree, many improvements have been made since then.  If you have never cooked with a pressure cooker before, the first thing you need to realize is that there are two different types of pressure cookers.  A range top pressure cooker (sometimes known as a stove top pressure cooker)  sits on ... Read The Rest